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Maureen</span> N. McLane

25 November 2019
... after Sappho, Fragment 58You who, like undergraduates, are always younggo in for the lyredo not neglectto put your hands in the air say WAAAAAAand wave the long night endless –As for me the dawn breaksupon my tender body turni ngstiff, my hair from black to white –I find myself changedin this light, my hips locked,an untwerkable ass ...

The Reach of the Sea

Maureen</span> N. McLane

2 April 2020
... Beach RoseA beach where dogs should be leashed but aren’t. Low tide strands the seaweed and two dead seals no one can call to help. There’s no one to call for help ...
22 January 2015
... One day her sister asked Mz N to have her baby. This was intriguing this was frighteni ng as there had been  no babies come thru her & to have a baby not her baby seemed a strong hard thing to split the body for ...
10 May 2018
... The argument​ laid out in the first four poems of Some Say, n class="highlight-term">Maureen</span> McLane’s newest collection (Farrar, Straus, £20), encapsulates the one she makes in the whole book, and in all her poetry ...

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